FirstNet bags injury time winner

With only seconds remaining on the clock, FirstNet has scored a stunning victory over ShowTime to air this season's English Premier League football.

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By  Rob Corder Published  August 12, 2001

Fans of the English Premier League have been saved from suffering in silence on Saturday evenings by an injury time deal to screen live games by FirstNet.

Showtime, which showed up to five live games per week throughout last year’s season, have been replaced by FirstNet, which has landed an exclusive three year deal with the Premiership.

The football will be available to all FirstNet Gold subscribers with the new season starts on August 18. The service will provide both English and Arabic commentary on every game.

FirstNet has set out to become the football fanatics essential satellite TV choice. On top of the English Premiership, the service provider is also showing Manchester United TV, Real Madrid TV, the Scottish League, the English Nationwide League, the German Bundes League, Dutch League and the African.

Details of all FirstNet services and listings can be found at their official web site:

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